Supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Africa. With 22% of the working population starting their own businesses. the continent has the highest entrepreneurship rate in the world. What does this entrepreneurial wave mean for African development?
Supporting Africa's entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Africa. With 22% of the working population starting their own businesses. the continent has the highest entrepreneurship rate in the world. What does this entrepreneurial wave mean for African development?

We sat down with Claudia Makadristo Driest, regional manager in Africa for impact investment firm Seedstars, to find out.

Can entrepreneurship help change our perception of Africa?

What are the challenges start-ups are facing? How do you mitigate risk as an investor?

Joined by host Sonia Galat, director of Africa Business Venture, Claudia shares her experience of how the entrepreneurship sector in Africa has developed over the years.

Tune in to the podcast to hear this and much more as we dive into the topic of supporting entrepreneurship in Africa.

About Africa 1.0.1

This is the third episode of our new podcast series, Africa 101, in which we will be exploring key issues of development in Africa. You will hear about the future of urbanisation, the changing perception of Africa, how art and sport is creating new identities for Africa and much more. Make sure you don’t miss any new episodes by signing up to be notified when each podcast goes live